The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 115 99 122
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs citing Lync 25 40 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 1.72% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.42% 9.62% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 10
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
461 416 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.72% 17.84% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 367 330 386
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £62,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region.

Lync Salary Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Reading

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 49 (90.74%) Microsoft
2 36 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
4 30 (55.56%) Windows
5 27 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 23 (42.59%) Cisco
7 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
8 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (35.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
9 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (29.63%) MCSE
11 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (25.93%) SCCM
12 14 (25.93%) VMware
13 12 (22.22%) Firewall
13 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (22.22%) MCITP
13 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (20.37%) SAN
15 10 (18.52%) HP
15 10 (18.52%) MS Office
15 10 (18.52%) DNS
15 10 (18.52%) DHCP
15 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (18.52%) Unified Communications
16 9 (16.67%) Finance

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (35.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
4 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (9.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Firewall
2 11 (20.37%) SAN
3 10 (18.52%) DNS
3 10 (18.52%) DHCP
3 10 (18.52%) Unified Communications
4 6 (11.11%) VPN
4 6 (11.11%) MPLS
4 6 (11.11%) Wireless
5 5 (9.26%) WAN
5 5 (9.26%) LAN
5 5 (9.26%) PBX
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (3.70%) H.323
8 2 (3.70%) IPv4
8 2 (3.70%) IPv6
8 2 (3.70%) PSTN
8 2 (3.70%) VoIP
8 2 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Consultant
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (9.26%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
3 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Specialist
4 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Network Support
5 3 (5.56%) Support Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) SAML
2 1 (1.85%) OLE
2 1 (1.85%) XMPP
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
5 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) UNIX
6 1 (1.85%) HPUX
6 1 (1.85%) Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) ITIL
3 4 (7.41%) Project Management
3 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.41%) Security Management
4 3 (5.56%) Network Design
4 3 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.85%) Network Management
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.85%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (1.85%) Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) Change Management
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.85%) CRM
6 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) R
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (29.63%) MCSE
3 12 (22.22%) MCITP
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (12.96%) CCNP
6 6 (11.11%) MCTS
7 4 (7.41%) MCP
8 2 (3.70%) CCNA
9 1 (1.85%) MCSA
9 1 (1.85%) CCIE
9 1 (1.85%) CCVP
9 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.67%) Terminal Server
4 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCCM
2 7 (12.96%) WSUS
3 6 (11.11%) SCOM
4 2 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 49 (90.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) Cisco
3 14 (25.93%) VMware
4 10 (18.52%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Aruba
6 5 (9.26%) Intel
7 4 (7.41%) Sage
8 3 (5.56%) Mitel
8 3 (5.56%) Polycom
9 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.70%) IronPort
9 2 (3.70%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) Sophos
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix
9 2 (3.70%) Juniper
9 2 (3.70%) Siemens
9 2 (3.70%) Lotus
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.85%) Avaya
10 1 (1.85%) IBM
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